Senators in both parties questioned the effectiveness of U.S. border-security efforts as lawmakers begin debating a measure to revise immigration laws and create a path to citizenship for 11 million undocumented immigrants.
Alejandro Vega hiked five days through the Arizona desert and then toiled 10 years busing restaurant tables, building roads and cleaning manure out of horse corrals in the U.S. before his deportation in 2009.
The U.S. Treasury Department named Honduran Jose Miguel Handal Perez and his family as Specially Designated Narcotics Traffickers, freezing any assets they have under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. residents.
Telefonica SA, Europe’s most indebted telephone company, is considering another round of asset sales to help meet its target of slashing net debt by more than 4 billion euros ($5.1 billion) this year, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
A truce between El Salvadoran gangs that have made the Central American nation among the world’s most violent is fueling a rally in government debt as President Mauricio Funes seeks a permanent deal to end the bloodshed.